This teak and wicker chair was designed by Pierre Jeanneret for Punjab University in Chandigarh circa 1955-56. The wooden frame has been lightly refinished, and the cane work is new.
Swiss-born architect and furniture designer Jeanneret (1896-1967) worked for most of his life alongside his cousin Le Corbusier. In the early 1950s, they took on a massive urban planning project in Chandigarh, India, designing and producing low-cost buildings for the community. The city evolved into a landmark of modernist ar